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and are here for the long haul-- joining them editorial cartoonist scott stantis, we'll check in . >> la romney was only four points ahead. >> he said it was the first time the romney had 50 percent now to john to 48. it's down to 48. >> santorum is showing strength to end the malloy area of illinois. in the rural area . >> the winner of the republican primary of the illinois...mitt romney. >>. the tolland has been set. campaign supporters are still around. ann romney introduced her husband as the man who second can transform america. we heard him reflected and expand upon his thoughts repeatedly in recent days. his experience in government and in the private sector businessman experience makes him only canada candidate able to deal with the american economy. he's insisting that its time for a change at the top. >> three years of the obama have brought us shrinking paychecks there have been historic drops and then come. the president that doesn't hesitate to use all means necessary it's time to say this word. enough. . >> we have mentioned in our campaign in recent days... santorum may or may
newt gingrich by a wide market 48%. mitt romney and second and rick santorum and third place. paul lisneck host of politics tonight breaking this down >> three states we are looking at georgette tennessee and ohio. all pile up for grabs >> focusing on the three states to look for generally speaking no surprises tonight everything going as expected tennessee story of the night so far because mitt romney anticipated to went to tennessee appeal and the south conservative voters did not happen defeated by rick santorum. ohio rick santorum a showing of the lead in ohio already losing going elsewhere to the next that might think he has a chance. tell me about ohio. surprise at this moment rick santorum is percentage points ahead? >> absolutely first of all a couple of things about all i know even if rick santorum wins this knot wind and the delegates because rick santorum failed to file fults plated delegates all of the counties in ohio does not have them bottom line cannot get all of the delegates speaking lately talking about popular vote knows he cannot get the delegates that romne
lionfish the republican race is not over yet but mitt romney took a big step forward winning six of 10 contests yesterday including the ohio primary it was a good night for met from may but not a knockout >>tomorrow we wake up and start again ... >>he won a slim victory in the important battleground state of ohio. rick santorum had a double-digit lead in those polls there >>the fact that he close the gap in a few weeks and she won shows a testament to his resilience and strength as a candidate >>rick santorum said he was simply out spent in the hand by his opponent >>mitt romney failed to attract the die-hard conservatives who gave rick santorum north dakota tennessee and oklahoma victory is >>newt gingrich scored a decisive victory in his home state of georgia >>ron paul had his best showings in north dakota and vermont where he placed second >>primary season will continue the next stop kansas with the saturday caucus. next week mississippi and alabama will hold primaries. rick santorum is campaign will spend $1 million on advertising in those states >>paul lisnek is here to
... >>with 95 percent of the state's precincts reporting romney captured 48 percent of the gop vote in illinois rick santorum 34% ron paul and newt gingrich did not expect to do well here cut numbers in the single digits. nine percent for ron paul 7% for gingrich tonya francisco has more on the decisive win of mitt romney he now has supporters believing that he can wrap up the nomination before they have to the republican national convention in august ... illinois delivered for mitt romney but it came at a price ... mitt romney and his supporters poured in nearly $4 million into the state after wgn news poll said that ronnie and cracks and torn more running neck and neck ... he reached 39 delegates preludin am just about halfway to the total delegate count required but rick santorum is people are not ready to throw in the towel pointing to how well their candidate did in conservative strongholds in downstate central and western illinois >>if mitt romney wants to have to have a nomination he has a lot more work to do this is not over yet >>it all boils down to one word freedom
of each other. the latest polls show mitt romney with a double-digit lead. we need a man of action and we need a man who has a track record of ilementing those conservative principles and mitt romney is that guy. he was in peoria tonight have brings the home the message she pushed statewide. for the president is attacking economic freedom. never having had a job in the private sector he doesn't know what he is doing is hurting thing so badly and harming families. the morale of the romney team posted by polls showing him well out in front here. and by last night's overwhelming primary win in pr. 83 percent. he campaigned for most of the day against the president directly. including this speech on mr. obama's old stomping grounds. the university of chicago after spending three years attacking business he hopes to erase his record with a speech. we fought the our spirit we have been a campaign that has been out there with no teleprompter. i know you folks in illinois are not used to candidates running for president without a teleprompter. also the man from the calls and economic light weight
stake in super tuesday primaries and caucuses mitt romney has momentum going into super tuesday. >>this is the fifth state in a row where we are victorious ... >>mitt romney is hoping to break away from his rivals this evening >>rick santorum has not had a win for nearly one month that he believes his a fighting chance in one of the most important contests: ohio >>i know all of the established people are lining up behind the guy with the most money ... >>romney and rick santorum are neck and neck in tennessee and in a statistical dead heat in ohio and new king bridge sees georgia as the most important ... >>i will bring the current policy of procrastination toward iran to an end ... i will not fullyt hesitate to fully implement the sanctions and restrictions >>it's an opportunity to prove that they have foreign-policy credentials to take on president obama in november >>rick santorum and newt gingrich will not be on the virginia ballot since they failed to collect the necessary signatures in time ... >>president obama is expected to unveil a new program to help american
of the party's conservative wing in the presidential race mitt romney one of republican caucuses in hawaii and the u.s. territory of american samoa and the self pacific rick santorum said that his campaign is defying the odds >>... because we believe in something that is bigger than ourselves >>rick santorum spoke a rally in lafayette louisiana that state is the next southern state to hold a primary on march 24th here is the latest delegate count according to real clear politics .com: mitt romney leads with 476 followed by rick santorum with 229 followed by newt gingrich with 140 and ron paul has 64 delegates 1144 delegates are needed to claim the republican nomination >>the mitt romney campaign will be spending lots of money in illinois advertising. more than two and a quarter million dollars statewide are being spent on commercials ... political analyst rick pearson says it will not be the first time ... combined with super pac money there is no end to this spending >>rick santorum is riding high off the primary victory last night he will be in niles and elgin friday and saturday ch
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's amazing to see that mitt romney is ahead. i think this is a result of his money train. >> is also the possibility that southern states and maybe pick the one that is going to be able to be president obama. >> we are seeing this dynamic and other states as well. in mississippi can defeat obama, 40% of mississippi republicans went to romney. moral character was 43 percent of the vote. . >> the one of throwing a sophist gingric us off is gingrich. >> he lowered the bar a few days ago but it's going to be very difficult how long can he stay in the game?. >> the place where gingrich release scored the question as mitt romney saying i am the outsider.. >>mitt romney wasn't in first, but you are saying a lot of the major metropolitan areas of in the face to states is going to be where the votes are coming from. >> those votes from along the coast are going to be very slow common. when you look at these margins and percentage points it looks like big numbers but a few hundred folks can change them very quickly. . >>mitt romney has spent tons of money here on advertising. >> he spent milli
lte smartphones. buy one spectrum by lg at $199.99 and get one free. verizon. >> mid romney won porter rico's primary today and she is looking for another win in illinois so he had moline, rockford and vernon hills, crisscrossing the state planning president obama as energy policy for high gas prices and romney telling supporters that he is the only one in the race who can turn around the economy. mitt romney and his wife and pumping up and overflow crowd first before heading inside a packed and stevie gymnasium for a town hall meeting at a community center in vernon hills the former massachusetts gov. takes to the economy. ronni supporters were out in full force. the gop candidates hoping to pick up another win, in illinois on tuesday after winning the primary and porter rico today. i intend to get latino voters to vote republican in take back the white house. >> stop using immigration as a political weapon. >> santorum had the national media circuit sunday. >> he was not campaigning in illinois today but he got some celebrity help, but the doggers with the the reality show
in the deep south isn't translating into a lead. he's in a virtual dead-heat with mitt romney heading into tomorrow's republican primaries in mississippi and alabama. the latest cnn poll shows romney two percentage points ahead in mississippi, which is within the margin of error. in alabama gingrich is three points ahead, also within the sampling error. rick santorum is ten points behind gingrich in alabama and 12 points behind romney in mississippi. romney got some help on the campaign trail from comedian jeff foxworthy. appearing in richland, mississippi, foxworthy invoked the name of his popular game show assuring voters that romney is smarter than a 5th grader. gingrich told the gulf coast energy summit in biloxi that president obama's energy policy is "kuckoo land." and rick santorum focussed on alabama, checking out dreamland barbeque in tuscaloosa. it's been a while since illinois had a voice in helping pick a republican presidential candidate.. but the state is a valuable prize for this year crop of candidates. and they're all headed our way. newt gingrich will hit several cam
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in the south mitt romney and newt gingrich are trying to secure a vote barbara hall reports on the political trace with had a very very good day in our neighboring state of kansas this election is about big things, this is an important election more momentum for rick santorum as he lands a victory in the sunflower state he clicked with social conservatives who shared his same views on anti-abortion and anti same-sex marriage. ron paul hasn't won any gop contest so far but still says it's everybody's waste race to win. i think we're just going to maximize our chances for getting more delegates and and we feel good about that they ditched plans to campaign in kansas in focused on southern states from the and gingrich made it clear it's time for a new president and the white house. this president has not succeeded, he has failed and that's the reason we're going to get rid of him in 2012. >> gingrich and romney have good reasons there are 90 delegates that state. >> the latest wgn tv chicago tribune polls political reporter rick pearson is here with more on the polls and a couple of surprises
and on the web robert jordan is at the university of chicago where mitt romney will be speaking >>he has saturated the airwaves with these commercials including this one rick santorum and an unfortunate choice of words >>if you want a conservative as the nominee of this party you must vote for mitt romney ... >>i'm mitt romney and i approve this message >>he began attacking the president on the military and economic policies of his administration >>this president is cutting the military and failing the economy it's not the right course for america >>both men are campaigning hard in illinois but so far it wgn television has not received spots from santorum >>why would illinois want to consider a republican who laid out the blueprints for obama health care and presided over a bad state economy and massachusetts >>when we you were governor of massachusetts that state was 47 the in job creation and there was the manufacturing job decline that was twice the national average we lost 40,000 manufacturing jobs while you were governor of massachusetts ... and why did the taxes increase on
said that either candidate would bankrupt the u.s. economy mitt romney blamed the president for the condition of the u.s. economy >> ... he said that if he couldn't turn the economy around in three years he was looking at a one-term prepositioned well let me tell you we are here to collect and get america working again >> jan shakowsky made comments on the mitt romney promising to shut down planned parenthood >> this is available to women all over the country for all kinds of health care including breast cancer screenings and it gets funding from the u.s. government which 63 percent of voters say they approve of new jersey gov. chris christie is a top mitt romney supporter and he will be here speaking at an event in elmhurst ... later this afternoon the president will be at a second fund-raiser which is a roundtable discussion tickets start at $10,000 >> rick santorum will speak this afternoon at her see how school in arlington heights. this evening the former senator hosts a campaign rally at the christian liberty academy also an arlington heights tomorrow after two s
. >> learned to say ya'll i like grits >> mitt romney trying to throw on southern charm mississippi and alabama primaries coming up this week republican presidential candidates trying to make connection with the southern audience mitt romney records and cultural touchstones >> learning to say ya'll and i like grits >> mitt romney made a visit to a nationally syndicated "rick and bubba show" taste of how tough it could be for him to connect to voters in the south questioned extensively on his mormon faith and a low polling with tea partiers evangelical christians mitt romney defended position recognized alien territory calling southern primaries and away game at >> rick santorum a couple of states alabama swing into kansas skating attack on president obama position on national security energy and global warming focus mostly iran nuclear aspirations within this to negotiate weakness in the face of hostility. newt gingrich continues playing to southern states new poll shows former house speaker taking the magnolia state by spam marchant campus ron paul tea party voters polled them
americans to have the coverage by the 14. mitt romney bound to repeal the law if he is president. he passed a similar law in massachusetts but he continues to blast the white house lawn. romney says health care legislation is fine at a state level but he opposes the federal mandate. white house officials call him one of the architects of the health care. . it is the second anniversary of the signing of the health care act spawning a huge protest in chicago today. congressman joe walls by a pro-life crowd asking if it would go to jail to protect religious freedom. they are angry about the mandate requiring employers even religious institutions to provide contraception to their health care panda plans. pro- life forces held similar rallies at major cities across the country. >> ahead of tomorrow's louisiana primary, rick santorum is promising to vote for the eventual republican nominee. he got some flak for saying yesterday that republicans might as well both for president obama because front-runner mitt romney is not much different. santorum backed off of calling on the the etch a sketch c
one. suddenly illinois is filled with ads. >> mitt romney can't seem to put santorum away. 69 delegates are expected at stake next tuesday and the matter. >> the last time illinois mattered in the gop presidential primary it looked like this -1988 - when george h w bush knocked off bob dole along his way to the white house. 14 years later, the republican contest is on and its right here. presidential hopeful newt gingrich appeared at judson university in elgin today in an event billed as a hispanic town hall meeting with newt and callista. the crowd cheered when gingrich referred to president obama's quote attack on the catholic church and other right to life institutions. a chicago tribune wgn poll showed gingrich at just 12 percent support statewide, but instead of attacking his opponents he attacked the man he wants to replace in office. >> i believe the american people have the right to worship god in the way they want to without being dictated to by judges, the news media or the president of united states. >> most thought republicans would have had this settled by now
as many votes as possible from the front runner mitt romney. the crowd welcomed him at the christian liberty academy in arlington heights. >> we are not the candidate with the most money as you see your television. >> after taking a few shots at the run the campaign, he focused on the president at one time blamed him for high gas prices. >> it is not the president's theory of america that causes the price is to go up, it is timothy, his weakness. >> a few dozen protesters were across the street during the rally. mitt romney also made his first appearance this morning in the chicago serve burb chicken hands and a dog diner in rosemont and addressing a number of voters before leaving for pr. >> when he was a brand new president, he went on tv and said it cannot turn the economy around in three years, he would be looking at a one term proposition. we are here to collect. it is time for us to take back the white house and get america work and again. >> with more troops on the ground and more money to spend the romney campaign is putting the streets with negative ads. >> just typical
in the republican presidential race there are 54 delegates at stake polls are showing that mitt romney has a double-digit lead over rick santorum mitt romney spending his days in the chicago-area attending fund-raisers he'll have his election night party at the renaissance schaumburg hotel rick santorum is spending time in his home state of pennsylvania today he campaigned in illinois yesterday including a stop at ronald reagan's home town of dixon the other two gop presidential contenders newt gingrich and ron paul are not campaigning much in illinois newt gingrich is spending the day and louisiana which hold its primary on saturday and ron paul is in los angeles and will appear on the tonight show with jay leno the early balloting. indicated low voter interest in today's primary in illinois nancy loo has our report >>officials are saying that the turnout may be at or below 20% and in spite of the good weather there was just a trickle of voters at the polls ... they opened it 6:00 a.m. but expectations are low and early voting was down as well the republican turnout was up because of this presi
a former u.s. president is throwing his support behind mitt romney george herbert walker bush is endorsing his fellow republican he made "robo-calls" for romney in the super tuesday elections his support follows endorsements by his son former florida gov. jim bush and florida senator marco rubio and another development a political action committee called animal lovers against mitt romney say that the presidential candidate was cruel to his family dog setting a story from 1983 when he put his dog and a camel and strapped it to the top of a car for a family trip to canada we will be right back ohhh my head, ohhh. [ speaking in japanese ] yeah, do you have anything for a headache... like excedrin, ohhh, bayer aspirin... ohh, no no no. i'm not having a heart attack it's my head. no, bayer advanced aspirin this is made for pain. [ male announcer ] bayer advanced aspirin has microparticles enters the bloodstream fast, and safely rushes extra strength relief to the sight of your tough pain. feel better? yeah...thanks for the tip! [ male announcer ] for fast p
. republican presidential hopeful mitt romney got a solid endorsement today from house majority leader eric kanter of virginia. >> mitt romney is the only candidate in the race who has put forward a bold, pro-growth, pro jobs plan for the future. >> kantor is the first major republican leader to show his support for ronni and he says he believes the former massachusetts governor will win the republican nomination and to me while romney along with fellow candidates ronde paull rick santorum and new to gingrich are gearing up for the super tuesday primaries this week. >> polls are closed in final votes are being counted in the russian presidential election with results yet to be announced, vladimir putin gave what sounded like a victory speech already in early polling has a strong lead and he is widely expected to win a third term and should he end up winning he could potentially complete two more terms as president. bringing his time as leader to 24 years just short of the record held by joseph stalin. the mild winter did not cooperate for the annual polar plunge. fund-raisers faced frigi
as a thank-you for the great publicity this week this all became about because of a remark by a mitt romney campaign strategist when asked about the politics know of his candidate versus politics and views back in november he likened his candidate to that famous tory saying that you can kind of shake it up and we began all over again democrats called it evidence that mitt romney is a flip- floping candidate willing to shift his positions for political gain beginning sunday illinois residents will be able to test their lot from the comfort of their own homes illinois will become the first day to sell lottery tickets online the lottery officials say they hope that the new strategy will increase ticket purchases the hunger games fans do not mind staying up late to catch the midnight premier of the movie this morning those fans pickedpacked theaters dean richards gave his review in the previous hour :the success of this megahit something for everyone book are its many layers: the exciting action, the love story the social and political statement... the movie captures most of it in this wor
behind gov. romney. damn what we need is a leader who has the courage of conservative principles and conviction. who has the integrity and the tenacity to do what it takes to get america back on track. >> governor romney has a substantial delegate lead but rick santorum have been pushing for that conservative vote. >> president obama taking a hard stand today as he rolled out some of the toughest sanctions on iran yet. the oil sanctions are meant to force the country to give up its nuclear program. countries will either have to stop doing business with iran ors. china, india and japan are the largest buyers of oil from iran.president obamba says the sanctions should not impact prices becasue there is a sufficient supply of petroleum from other countries. us supreme court justices vote today on whether president obama's health care law is constitutional. but, they won't announce their decision for a few months. of hearings. the major issue: whether the federal government can force people to buy health insurance. the justices will release their ruling by the end of june. betw
in an election year. president obama did follow mitt romney's lead and adopted as david plouffe said yesterday the blueprint for obamacare which was romneycare. the way they went about it with their 2,700 page bill and trillions of dollars in new spending is absolutely wrong. the lawsuit challenging the legislation was filed by 26 states, including indiana. this was the first of three days of arguments in front of the high court. tomorrow the focus is on the critical question. the constitutionality of the individual mandate. a ruling is not expected until june. it is three days before the court. all lot to digest. to break it down with us is our political analyst and constitutional lawyer paul lisnek what happened today. . > what happened today. this would have been the day when the court if they had won a two. they could have punted. the law requires us not to do with the tax until it is implemented and collected in 2014 and beyond. one of the justices raised that question. they dealt with it as a fine. as you heard justice ginsberg say they are not concerned about it. the court is ready to
primaries next, could mitt romney keep his momentum rolling for washington and the dispute over the second italian cruise ship heads to look for room and later what is a...? the ronde paull and rick santorum were tied in second place with 24 percent of the vote and gingrich trailed with 11 percent. the leading candidates were in ohio today, one of the 10 states in the super tuesday contest, just days away. their political rhetoric was focused on president barack obama. >> he said he would cut the deficit in half in t double it. >> look at the price of gasoline going up and up. >> romney's victory in washington state today is seen as a boost heading into super tuesday. in his weekly address today president barack obama touted the bailout of the auto industry and said if he had turned his back on detroit, 1 million more people would have lost their jobs, president barack obama also addressed gas prices and the $4 billion tax subsidies for oil companies received. >> i don't think oil companies need more corporate welfare we should end this tax payer giveaway and if you agree with me i'm
santorum said that mitt romney is the worst republican in the country to put up against prop. obama and when a reporter asked him to elaborate on that point rick santorum said quit distorting my words and then used a swearword rick santorum said this morning that if you have an kirsten in new york times reporter during a campaign you are not really a republican movie director james cameron is king of the underwater world the oscar-winning jim cameron resurfaced today from an underwater journey that took him to the deepest point in the world's oceans he steered a specially made high-tech vessel to the bottom of the "marianas trench" in the western pacific it is 7 mi. deep coming i'm the first licensed indycar driver with diabetes to finish the indy 500. i live in the fast lane. i need on-the-go insulin delivery. that's why i use novolog® flexpen®. flexpen® is prefilled with my fast-acting insulin. i dial my exact dose. inject by pressing a button. flexpen® is insulin delivery my way. novolog® is a fast-acting insulin used to control high blood sugar in adults and child
-raiser mitt romney is scheduled to appear in illinois one week from today but has purchased nearly $1 million worth of advertising be one that comes to mind ... but that is the job of the 18th whether squadron in fort bragg in north carolina. battlefield weather forecasters support the army by gathering crucial weather data to use for planning missions these group of heroes are not only meteorologist but they also jump from planes to get important weather information >>the crew uses whether the loans as the upper air sounding system as that the lone source through the atmosphere wind pressure temperature and in the two-point data are recorded and transmitted to ground computer other tools they use include a laser range finder a gps receiver night vision goggles and satellite phones one thing is for sure the 18th whether squadron members share a common passion of meteorology and serving their country >>the year force reserve flies hurricane reconnaissance flights they have taken that up since the navy had been doing it before for many years ... when you think about it you need to know the w
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